music education

Exploring South Korean Traditional Instruments: Olympic-Inspired Multicultural Learning

With the Winter Olympics hosted by South Korea this year, I’m exploring Korean traditional instruments with my elementary music classes. Last year, they learned about Chinese traditional instruments and loved it. Their favorite instrument was the Ehru. We also compared the Pippa, a traditional Chinese instrument, with the Japanese Shamisen, the instrument featured in the animated […]

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Teaching Kids About the World Through Music

Kids love music. You may have laughed as your baby happily bopped to the beat before he could walk, or perhaps you’ve noticed your toddler is drawn to playing the drums — or any object resembling drums — like a moth to a flame. As a piano teacher and a music educator, I could go on

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